History Takes Flight

With a collection of more than 200 historic aircraft, the EAA Aviation Museum is a year-round destination, combining aviation's past with the promise of its exciting future.

Pioneer Airport

1911 Wright Flyer Model B Replica - N1911L

A flying copy of the a 1911 Wright Flyer Model B was donated in 2011 by EAA Chapter 610, New Carlisle, Ohio, which built the aircraft over a four-year span beginning in 2001. 

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1927 Swallow - N4028

EAA’s 1927 Swallow open-cockpit biplane is believed to be the oldest aircraft still available to the public for passenger rides.

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1928 Folkerts Henderson Highwing - 8902

The Folkerts Henderson Highwing is an early, one-of-a-kind homebuilt aircraft.

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1928 Waco 10 (ATO) 'Taperwing' - NC5814

The Waco 10 was developed in the mid-1920s, but was not the docile airplane designers had expected.

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1928 Waco CTO Taperwing - NC7527

The Waco Taperwing was designed near the end of the open cockpit biplane era of big, sleek, powerful aircraft.

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1929 Pheasant H-10 - NC151N

Started in Memphis, Missouri, in 1928, the Pheasant Aircraft Company moved to Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, in 1930 following the death of founder Lee R. Briggs.

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1929 Curtiss-Wright Model B-2 Robin - N50H

Modifying and updating an antique aircraft must always be accomplished with great care and an understanding of structures.

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1929 Travel Air E-4000 - NC648H

EAA’s 1929 Travel Air E-4000 open-cockpit biplane (NC648H, serial number 1224) is among the last flying examples of the aircraft that launched American aviation and earned Wichita, Kansas, the title of “Air Capital of the World.”

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1930 Kreider-Reisner KR-21B - N954V

The Kreider-Reisner KR-21-B was a more powerful version of the popular KR-21-A trainer.

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1930 Lincoln PT-K - N275N

The Lincoln PT-K model was the next development of the Lincoln-Page PT, designed specifically as a flight training or low cost sport flying airplane.

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